The Lewis Center for the Arts has awarded Hodder Fellowships to fiction writer NoViolet Bulawayo, poet Jenny Johnson, playwright Jiehae Park, filmmaker Joshua Sanchez, and choreographer Karen Sherman.
The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University is now accepting applications from promising artists in all artistic disciplines for two opportunities, the Hodder Fellowship and the Princeton Arts Fellowship. Details and an online application are posted at arts.princeton.edu/fellowships. Applications are due by September 14, 2015.
On Wednesday, July 15, a panel of three choreographers chose 2015-17 Princeton Arts Fellow Pavel Zustiak, choreographer and founder of the Palissimo Company, for the 2015 Juried Bessie Award for his "poetic layering of movement and visual imagery."
Princeton University’s current Arts Fellows will gather together for “Princeton Arts Fellows Present…,” a joint showing of new and developing work by these four innovative and diverse artists, in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio at 185 Nassau Street at 7:00 p.m. This event, which will feature performances, a reading, and presentations by graphic artist Danielle Aubert, playwright and theater artist Aaron Landsman, fiction writer Hanna Pylväinen, and composer/percussionist Jason Treuting, is free and open to the public.
Choreographer and director Pavel Zuštiak and documentary filmmaker Pacho Velez have been named Princeton University Arts Fellows for 2015-17 and will begin two years of teaching and community collaboration in September.
The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University has announced the selection of four Mary MacKall Gwinn Hodder Fellows for the 2015-2016 academic year. Writer Phil Klay, choreographer Beth Gill, scenic designer and performance artist Matt Saunders, and poet Natalie Diaz are this year’s recipients of the Hodder, created to provide artists and humanists in the early stages of their careers an opportunity to undertake significant new work.
The Lewis Center for the Arts will present Amid the Noise, a re-orchestration of an evening-length multimedia work composed by Princeton Arts Fellow Jason Treuting with video by Jenise Treuting. The work will be performed by five undergraduate student musicians who make up the core of the concert performers, Treuting’s ensemble Sō Percussion, the Princeton Laptop Orchestra led by Jeff Snyder, members of the newly formed Princeton Percussion Ensemble, Cenk Ergun on laptop, Beth Meyers on viola, and Grey McMurray on guitar. The performance will begin at 8:00 p.m. in the Marie and Edward Matthews ’53 Acting Studio at 185 Nassau Street and is free and open to the public.
Award-winning dancer, choreographer, and 2014-15 Hodder Fellow Nora Chipaumire will give a presentation and performance as part of the ongoing "What You Get Is What You See" series at UnionDocs in Brooklyn on Sunday, November 23.
Juniors and seniors in the Program in Visual Arts at Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts will open their studios to share and discuss their recent work and work in progress on Tuesday, November 18, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m. at the Lewis Center, 185 Nassau Street. The event is free and open to the public.
Dancer, choreographer, and 2014-15 Hodder Fellow Nora Chipaumire has received a 2014 New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award for Outstanding Revival for Dark Swan, a solo reimagined as a powerful group piece and performed by Urban Bush Women at The Joyce Theater.
The Lewis Center for the Arts’ Program in Dance will present the second “Choreographers in Residence and in Conversation” series, featuring three choreographers currently creating new work at Princeton, on two Tuesdays, October 14 and November 18 at 6:30 p.m. in the Patricia and Ward Hagan ’48 Dance Studio, 185 Nassau Street. Resident choreographers Nora Chipaumire, Marjani Forté and David Neumann will present their works-in-progress, as well as discuss the uncertainties, complexities, dead ends and revelations of their current artistic undertakings. These events are free and open to the public.
Hodder Fellow and poet Roger Reeves and Princeton Arts Fellow and fiction writer Hanna Pylväinen will begin their residencies at the Lewis Center by opening the Program in Creative Writing’s 2014-2015 Althea Ward Clark W’21 Reading Series, which is free and open to the public.
Lewis Center for the Arts Chair Michael Cadden recently spoke with Eric Narburgh of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) about the Hodder Fellowship and the Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts.
Writer Hannah Pylväinen has been named as one of this years Princeton University Fellows in the Creative and Performing Arts and will begin two years of teaching and collaboration in September. She joins performance artist Aaron Landsman, whose appointment was announced in March.